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Yoga and Meditation Weekend

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - January 27 @ 12:00 pm

Yoga and Meditation Weekend

January 25 – 27, 2019

Yoga and Meditation Weekend

 

This Meditation retreat will introduce you to the basic guidelines for classical yogic meditation. This course is ideal for beginner’s in meditation. If you are curious about meditation, if you want to know what is meditation and how to do it, this course is for you.

You will practice yoga postures, Yoga breathing and meditation twice per day, participate in daily Kirtan chanting sessions, enjoy 2 delicious organic, vegetarian meals, and learn about the specifics of meditation from an experienced meditation teacher. This meditation course is the only one of it’s kind in Vietnam, based on the traditional methods of Classical Yoga meditation from ancient India.

Topics

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Proper Exercise

Yoga Asanas

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Proper Breathing

Pranayama

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Proper Relaxation

relaxation techniques (savasana)

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Proper Diet

Vegetarian

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Positive Thinking

Thought Awareness

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Meditation

Mantras and the Mind

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Benefits of meditation include:

  • Increased focus and concentration
  • Lowers blood pressure, naturally
  • Balances both right and left hemispheres of the brain
  • Natural energy boost
  • Increased problem solving ability
  • Heightened awareness throughout your day
  • Inner peace and tranquility
  • Balanced mind and emotions
  • Increased sense of joy and happiness
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Sivananda Yoga Meditation has been shown to help people through difficult times, by teaching awareness, relaxation and concentration, bringing presence of mind into our every action and endeavor.

This meditation retreat will guide students through the following topics:

  • why meditate?
  • techniques of meditation according to Swami Vishnu
  • mechanics of the mind
  • concentration vs detachment
  • mantra meditation technique

The Yoga and meditation retreat participants will study the basic yoga psychology from Patanjali Yoga Sutras, and learn how to manage your mind effectively to reach your optimum health and well being and attain success in Life and Self-realization!

Find out more about our teachings.

Course Teachers

Swami Narayanananda

Swami Narayanananda

Swami Narayanananda, who was born in London, England, has been a teacher of Yoga and meditation in the International Sivananda Yoga vedanta Centers since 1999. He has served in the ashrams in California and New York, also as director of the centers in New York and Chicago. He is a regular teacher for our Teacher Training and Advanced Teacher training courses in the USA, India and Vietnam. Swami Narayanananda has a compassionate and accessible teaching style firmly based in his own practice and in the study of scripture.

 

Saraswati

Saraswati

Saraswati graduated from International Sivananda Yoga teacher training course 2010 in Vietnam. She is also a graduate of the, “Yoga Psychology”, “Ayurveda and Yoga Wellness” course and “Ayuvedic massage therapist”. She was staff at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta center in Ho Chi Minh from 2010 – 2013.   In 2014 she assumed the responsibility of directing the Sivananda Yoga Centre in Dalat City and in 2017 she is assistant director of the new Sivananda Ashram in Dalat.  She enjoys teaching beginner courses, yoga for kids along with ayurveda and healing.

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Prices

Tenting – $69.00
Shared 4-person – $78.00
Shared (2-person) – $106.00
Single Room – $152.00

All options include 2 vegetarian meals, 2 yoga classes, and 2 satsangs.

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Daily Schedule

6:00am – meditation, chanting and lecture
8:00am – Yoga Class
10:00am – Vegetarian Brunch
11:00am – Karma Yoga (selfless service)
01:00pm – Workshop
04:00pm – All Levels Open Yoga Class
06:00pm – Vegetarian Dinner
08:00pm – meditation, chanting and lecture

Come any time of the year for a yoga vacation.

Arrival and Departure

Arrival: Check-in time is between 12:00 – 4:00pm Friday.  Please do not arrive any later than 7:00 pm.  We recommend that you join the afternoon Asana class at 4:00pm.

Departure: The course will finish at 2:00pm on Sunday.  Please check-out of your room by 12:00pm.  Please stay on for your final workshop before departing.

Experience all the Yoga Resort has to offer.

What to Bring

In-door slippers, loose comfortable clothes, notebooks, meditation shawl or blanket, yoga mat, flashlight.

All books and materials are available in our boutique.

Check our detailed guest information

Other Dates

Wed 23

Yoga Health Camp: Yoga For Stress Management

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - January 25 @ 12:00 pm
Fri 25

Yoga Health Intensive: Yoga for Back Pain

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - January 27 @ 12:00 pm
Fri 25

Yoga and Meditation Weekend

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - January 27 @ 12:00 pm
Mon 28

Yoga of Relationships

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - February 1 @ 12:00 pm
Feb 01

Tet Retreat: Yoga Philosophy for Peace & Happiness

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - February 7 @ 12:00 pm

Details

Start:
January 25 @ 12:00 pm
End:
January 27 @ 12:00 pm
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Location

Sivananda Yoga Resort and Training Center
K’lan Resort, Hoa Hong Street, Ward 4
Da Lat, Lam Dong 66115 Viet Nam
Phone:
+84 263 650 1100
Website:
www.vietnamyogaresort.org

Teacher

Swami Sitaramananda
Phone:
+84 263 650 1100
Email:
vietnamyogaresort@sivananda.org
Website:
www.vietnamyogaresort.org